Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 07/10/09 at 10:10 AM ET
from Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice,
...That said, I think there might be something to this—though I can’t tell you the extent of the Devils’ interest. The Devils could use a defenseman that can run the power play and Zubov might come cheap on a one-year deal.
Grossman said that there has been considerable interest in the soon-to-be 39-year-old defenseman (his birthday is July 22).
“We’ve had quite a few inquiries, six to eight teams that I would say have legitimate interest,” Grossman said. “It’s a bit of a process on both ends finding a good fit.”
The Rangers are also believed to be among the teams interested in Zubov. Dallas wanted him back, but was hoping he would accept a one-year deal with performance bonuses—which is allowed for a player 35 or older that signs a one-year deal or a player coming off a long-term injury that signs a one-year contract. (If the Devils end up re-signing Brendan Shanahan, they will probably give him a one-year deal with reachable bonuses).
The obvious concern with Zubov, besides his age, is his hip.
Be the first to comment.
Add a Comment
Please limit embedded image or media size to 575 pixels wide.
Most Recent Blog Posts
About Kukla's Korner Hockey
Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.
From breaking news to in-depth stories around the league, KK Hockey is updated with fresh stories all day long and will bring you the latest news as quickly as possible.
Email Paul anytime at email@example.com